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A Visual Guide to Navigating the World of Financial Aid

September 8, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

Terrific infographic from the team at Mint.com.  Expecting the unexpected,  a visual guide to navigating the world of financial aid.    

6 frugal tips for college kids

August 30, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

Unfortunately the ‘poor college kid’ stereotype is far from a fictional character and chances are you are (or will be) finding it difficult...

10 Tips for Paying Back Your Student Loans

August 28, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 2 Comments

  When you are going through the process of applying for and obtaining private student loans, you should take that opportunity to plan for repayment. Student...

States with the most student debt

July 31, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

According to the latest numbers the average student owes $25,000 in federal student loan debt.  According to data from the Department of Education, and...

Crafting A Repayment Plan for Your Student Loans

July 21, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

It’s a time of great change for the members of the recently-graduated Class of 2014. Whether a few months into a new job or still...

Paying for College

Myra Baas Smith Figuring out how to pay for college can be challenging, but we're here to help! Join expert Myra Baas Smith of the College Board as she explains the 10 keys to mastering financial aid in her exclusive series of posts, Paying for College 101: What You Need to Know about Financial Aid.

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Jeff SheelyAre you confused about the financial aid process? Do you have questions about how to choose the right student loan? Our experts are here to share the lessons they've learned from their decades of experience in helping students pay for college. Ask a question or share your story with us!

Financial Aid News

States with the most student debt

July 31, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

According to the latest numbers the average student owes $25,000 in federal student loan debt.  According to data from the Department of Education, and...

College Grads Taking Low-Wage Jobs Displace Less Educated

March 6, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

  “The underemployment of college graduates affects lesser educated parts of the labor force,” said economist Richard Vedder, director of the Center for College...

Overture Partners with cuStudentLoans to Promote Private Loan Consolidation and Refinancing Offering

March 12, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

Transparent Private Student Loan Marketplace to Offer Graduates Refinancing Opportunity through Not-for-Profit Credit Unions Overture Technologies’ Student Loan Marketplace, which is the only private loan comparison...

Texans to Vote on Amendment to Fund College Access Loans

October 5, 2011 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

Texas government officials are working to convince voters this November to pass an amendment to the state Constitution that will continue a low-interest student loan...

Tuition on the Rise at State Schools in California

September 27, 2011 | posted by College Money Insider. 0 Comments

For some students in the University of California system, the new school year has come with an unwelcome surprise: an increased financial aid funding gap....